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In pictures: The MH17 crash site

Just outside the town of Grabovo, the wreckage in which 298 people lost their lives lies. Here’s what it looks like.

THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY is scrambling to react to the downing of an Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine yesterday.

But amid the geopolitics is a human disaster, the loss of 298 lives.

Just outside of the tiny town of Grabovo, the wreckage is due to be inspected by investigators today.

Here is the view from that scene.

All pics: 

Ukraine Plane Source: Zurab Dzhavakhadze/Photas/Tass/Press Association Images

Ukraine Plane Source: Zurab Dzhavakhadze/Photas/Tass/Press Association Images

Ukraine Plane A man walks amongst the debris at the crash site. Source: Zurab Dzhavakhadze/Photas/Tass/Press Association Images

Ukraine Plane People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo. Source: Dmitry Lovetsky

At the Dutch embassy in Kiev, a vigil was held.

Ukraine Plane Source: AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov

Ukraine Plane Source: AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov

Ukraine Plane Flowers and candles brought to the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev to commemorate victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Source: AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov

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